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Ryan P. Richards September 7, 1989 - January 11, 2024

Ryan P. Richards, 34, of Wilkes-Barre Twp., passed away Thursday January 11, 2024, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Twp.

Born in West Wyoming, he was the son of Margaret Rose (Licata) Richards and the late Edward (Ned) Richards. He was a graduate of Wyoming Area class of 2007 and went on to receive his bachelor’s degree from Penn State University in Criminal Justice. For the past 6 years he has been employed at CDL Maguire as a construction inspector.

Surviving besides his mother is his wife, Carissa Richards (Nappa); sister: Dana Farkas and her husband Johnnie, Gilbert, Pa; Nieces and Nephews; Hunter, Jack, Sawyer Farkas and Kaylani Owens; Aunts and Uncles; his beloved dog Bruno and guinea pig Arthur.

A blessing service will be held Monday January 15, 2024, at 7pm at the Metcalfe Shaver Kopcza Funeral Home Inc 504 Wyoming Avenue Wyoming with Father Peter Tomczak, celebrant.

Friends may call Monday January 15, 2024, 4-7pm at the funeral home.

Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association 2595 Interstate Drive, Ste 100 Harrisburg, Pa 17110

A blessing service will be held Monday January 15, 2024, at 7pm at the Metcalfe Shaver Kopcza Funeral Home Inc 504 Wyoming Avenue Wyoming with Father Peter Tomczak, celebrant.

Friends may call Monday January 15, 2024, 4-7pm at the funeral home.

Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

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    Jennifer Grochal says

    I am truly sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and my condolences.

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      Victoria Stuccio Gromek says

      I’m truly sorry to hear of Ryan’s passing… he was a great guy with a big heart & he will be missed…

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    Roe Mirabelle says

    Dear Marge and family,
    We are very sorry for your loss. Please accept our heartfelt sympathy on Ryan’s passing.
    Hoping warm memories give you comfort.
    Fran & Roe Mirabelle

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    CheriKim Race says

    Dearest Marge, Suzanne, and Family,
    May your memories of Ryan bring peace and comfort to your heart and soul.
    Much love to all.

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    Meg Fino Smardzewski says

    Dear Marge,
    I am so sorry to learn of Ryan’s passing. I think of you often. Now , Ryan is walking on streets paved of gold. Remember the good times with your Ryan.
    Love, Meg

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In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association 2595 Interstate Drive, Ste 100 Harrisburg, Pa 17110